Presenter: Justin Rhodes

Commission Agenda Item No. 16
Update on the Hurricane Rita Repair Efforts in Region 4 State Parks
August 21, 2008

I. Executive Summary: Region 4 State Parks Director Justin Rhodes will provide an update on facility repairs at Sea Rim, Martin Dies, Jr., Lake Livingston and Village Creek State Parks stemming from damages attributed to Hurricane Rita.

II. Discussion: Hurricane Rita made landfall on September 24, 2005 as a Category Three hurricane and maintained strength 100 miles inland. Infrastructure and natural resources at four state parks suffered extensive damage, but the repair process now approaches completion.